Step Into Your True Self

As we go out into the world each day, perhaps even before, we will undoubtedly be challenged and it is how we face these challenges that determines the quality of our character. Within every step on the path lies a lesson, an opportunity to rise up and grow, to meet the day, to face the…

Specializing in Mastery

Try new things, but then pick something to focus on to the point of mastery. It is good to be a well-rounded individual, to be a polymath. These days, in fact, it is essential to know a little bit about a lot of things because most folks have to wear multiple hats in order to…

Focus On That Which You Actively Avoid

Procrastination will get you nowhere and it will take a long time to get there. If we are honest with ourselves from day to day, we know what we must do for the betterment of our lives. We know what we want to do, how we want to spend our time, who we want to…

Persistence Towards Consistency

If you are trying to be consistent in your practice, but you fail, keep trying to be consistent in your practice. Even the most dedicated amongst us have off-days. The difference is that the dedicated have them less often because they are dedicated. Regardless of what our practice is, whether it is some kind of…

Grappling Is A Competition For Freedom

“In a fight, only one person can be comfortable. Your job is to transfer the comfortable from your opponent to you.” —Rickson Gracie The goal in grappling is to maintain and protect our own physical freedom, our ability to move freely and unhindered, while taking away the same in our opponent. Posture, balance, and dynamic…